Researchers recently got some Prairie voles drunk and introduced them to new mates to see if males were always dicks and females always clingy under the influence of alcohol. The results? Humans are not animals.
A series by Daniel Kukla involving the interior environments for animals at 12 different zoos across the U.S and Europe.
The Dead Zoo Gang by Charles Homans
“Over the last several years, millions of dollars worth of antique rhino horns have been stolen form collections around the world. The only thing more unusual than the crimes is the theory about who is responsible: A handful of families from rural Ireland known as the Rathkeale Rovers.”
“The performance piece will see him eat, drink, sleep and relieve himself within a man-made chamber, housed within the sterilised carcass of a bear, while being filmed by two cameras.”
To highlight all the dog poo that wasn’t being cleaned up in her town, one Scottish lady has been decorating the turds with food stuff.
For his series Pastel Deaths, photographer Emir Özşahin humanizes dead animals by showing them as if they were sleeping.
Beautiful work by Claude Cloutier
The newly discovered Anzu wyliei was 11.5 foot long, and weighed 500 pounds. The raptor with a beak, feathers, and extremely sharp claws roamed the earth 66 million years ago.
On Monday morning, a dead seal was found curbside in an east Providence, Rhode Island neighborhood with a handwritten sign reading “Free Seal (to a good home, naps a lot, housebroken).”
From Jill Freedman’s 1971 series, Circus Days.
Tortoise mating sounds are familiar
Music by GARNIER. Directed by Émile Sacré.
Naked, Covered in Ram’s Blood, Drinking a Coke, and Feeling Pretty Good by Andrew Solomon
One man’s journey to Senegal to investigate a tribal cure for depression.
The Mammoth Cometh by Nathaniel Rich
Bringing extinct animals back to life is really happening — and it’s going to be very, very cool. Unless it ends up being very, very bad.
Getting Behind the Gun by Jacob Baynham
Can I kill? Have I strayed too far from the ways of my hunter-gatherer ancestors? Is my wife looking at me funny? How does this rifle work? One gun-shy man’s quest to enter the woods, and return with meat.